CUTR Webcast Recording: Testing Equivalence of Measurements and Application to Certifying APC Data for NTD Reporting

March 17, 2016 12:00PM (ET) Testing Equivalence of Measurements and Application to Certifying APC Data for NTD Reporting While it is common to see the need for detecting a difference between measurements from two programs or two population segments, it is not uncommon to see a need for determining the equivalence of measurements from two different methods. One method may

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Commuter Choice Certificate

The Commuter Choice Certificate (CCC) program provides the most comprehensive training program for transportation professionals involved in managing demand for our transportation systems. The non-credit certificate is awarded to participants who complete the required and elective courses to receive total of 80 credits over a two-year period.  Each attendee is expected to participate in class discussions and complete short homework assignments.  Non-certificate participants

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Methodology for Linking Greenways and Trails with Public Transportation in Florida

March 3, 2016 12:00PM (ET) Methodology for Linking Greenways and Trails with Public Transportation in Florida In many communities, there is a network of fixed route public transit service and also the existence of bicycle lanes, paved shoulders and sidewalks on at least a portion of the street network.  Most public transit riders already walk or bicycle to and from

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Extent of Changes in Pedestrian and Bicyclist Attitudes and Behaviors Directly after a Complete Streets Project in Florida

At the 2016 Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, the poster entitled “Extent of Changes in Pedestrian and Bicyclist Attitudes and Behaviors Directly after a Complete Streets Project in Florida” was presented. The Tampa Bay area is ranked nationally as one of the least walkable metro areas in the United States, and the Fletcher Avenue corridor was identified by county and

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Surprising Drug Trends in 2016

January 21, 2016 12:00PM (ET) Surprising Drug Trends in 2016 Becoming informed is the first step in keeping your workplace safe and free from the risks that substance abusers pose.  This webinar session will educate participants in the surprising recent drug trends and the paraphernalia associated with today’s drug use.  Please be advised that graphic images and videos will be

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USF in 40 sessions at the Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting

The Center for Urban Transportation Research and others from University of South Florida’s College of Engineering will be presenting or moderating 40 paper/poster sessions/committee meetings at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 95th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC beginning on Sunday, January 10, 2016.  Below is the list of workshops, lectern/poster sessions, and committee meetings where we will be presenting. We hope to

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CUTR’s 2015 Student Poster Competition Results and Photos

The second annual Student Poster Competition was held during the CUTR Transportation Achievement Awards event during the reception from 5:30 p.m.—7:00 p.m on November 2, 2015.  Students were able to present research that he or she performed with their advisor; however, advisors could not give feedback to the student in regards to the preparation of the poster.  The competition judges,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Determination of Success Factors for Logistics Activity Center (LAC) Investments

November 12, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Determination of Success Factors for Logistics Activity Center (LAC) Investments Freight mobility is one of the most important elements in fulfilling the growing high demand for goods, commodities, and services in the United States and in doing so, affects a geographic area’s (state, region, etc.) economy, and overall quality of life. Its importance as a

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Integrated Modeling of High Performance Passenger and Freight Train Operation Planning on Shared Use Rail Corridors: A Focus on the U.S. Context

October 29, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Integrated Modeling of High Performance Passenger and Freight Train Operation Planning on Shared Use Rail Corridors: A Focus on the U.S. Context Passenger rail has been resurging in the United States over the past decade. Amtrak, the primary intercity rail carrier, has experienced near continuous ridership growth from 20.9 million to 31.6 million passengers, or

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Incentivizing Off-Peak Delivery of Freight

October 15, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Incentivizing Off-Peak Delivery of Freight Chicago consistently ranks among the most congested metropolitan areas in the country, and the impact of all that slow-moving traffic is a steady drain on the region’s economy.  An estimated 67% of the region’s total freight volume is moved by truck, a factor that contributes to and is impacted by

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Impacts of Transportation Network Company (TNC) and Autonomous Vehicles

October 1, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Impacts of Transportation Network Company (TNC) and Autonomous Vehicles This webinar will present perspectives on the impacts that emerging technologies will have on travel behavior and the transportation system going forward. Specifically, the impacts of technology enabled improvements in mobility such as those utilized by transportation network companies (Uber, Lyft, Splits, Bridj, etc) and those

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2nd Annual CUTR Student Poster Competition Information

2015 CUTR Student Poster Competition 2015 CUTR Student Poster Competition Flyer CUTR Poster Competition Poster Template General Information: 1. The CUTR Transportation Achievement Award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to the transportation field. This year’s honoree is Mr. Bill Johnson, the current Florida Secretary of Commerce, and the President and CEO of Enterprise Florida,

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